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Big cable is coming for big wireless

Time Warner Cable is once again at the centre of a cable mega-merger, reports Joshua Brustein.

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A nation of activists

South Africa is a microcosm of the world and our leadership heritage is one where a global community watched us closely, hoping we could defeat the odds in over... Read Story

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Mounting headwinds are a threat to Africa’s growth story

The current macroeconomic environment has cast a long shadow over the African continent with many questioning whether the “Africa rising” narrative ... Read Story

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The Lean route to sustainable profitability
April 15 2015 at 04:29

Businesses, and especially successful businesses, are adopting Lean as a tool for achieving sustainable long-term progress.

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Mobile payment methods are game changer for Africa
April 14 2015 at 04:47

Writing in his latest annual “Gates Notes” letter, Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates highlighted the digital banking sector and observed that smartphones and mobile technology would define banking... Read Story
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Is the Apple Watch demand real or hype?
April 14 2015 at 04:45

Anyone skimming the news yesterday would think the Apple Watch, which officially goes on sale April 24, is a runaway hit. “Apple Watch (nearly) sold out in 30 minutes,” wrote Fortune.

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Can Hillary Clinton really change her groove?
April 14 2015 at 04:44

By email, video and on Twitter, Hillary Clinton made it official on Sunday afternoon: She is a candidate for president.

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Greed never felt so good to Hong Kong bulls
April 13 2015 at 11:42

The mania that sent the Shanghai Composite Index to an 89-percent advance over the past 12 months is spreading to Hong Kong.

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Price stickiness messes up economy’s smooth running
April 13 2015 at 05:53

I once asked a famous macroeconomist: “So, what really causes recessions?” His reply came immediately: “Unexplained shocks to investment.”

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More dumping is happening in South Africa
April 13 2015 at 04:36

Our country is a real dumping place for cheap and poor workmanship bolts and nuts which are allowed into South Africa by Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies.

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Agoa not a route to challenge tariffs
April 13 2015 at 04:32

While Patrick Gaspard diplomatically dances around the issue of US chicken imports into South Africa (“Setting the record straight on Agoa renewal for SA”, Business Report, April 10) several facts remain unchal... Read Story
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Picking up pieces after terror attack
April 12 2015 at 04:11

While Zimbabwe continues to punch below its weight, Kenya, East Africa’s economic powerhouse, rises above the Al-Shabaab terror, writes Victor Kgomoeswana

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Westonaria owes Eskom R70m
April 11 2015 at 11:26

One of the two Gauteng municipalities facing a blackout by Eskom, for failing to pay its hefty R70 million electricity bill, is pleading poverty.

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